Field Trip
Day 1 - Monday 16 March 
1.00pmRegistration Opens
2.20pm-2.30pmIntroduction - HousekeepingDennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
2.30pm-3.00pmChinese Forest Investments: An International Investor to China PerspectiveIan Blanden - CEO, Stora Enso, China
3.00pm-3.30pmAsian Pacific Forest Investment Opportunities: a Japanese Investor's PerspectiveYasuhiro Yokoyama - Manager, Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd, Japan
3.30pm-4.00pmOther [non-China] Asian Forest Investment OpportunitiesGeorge Kuru - Director, Ata Marie Group, Jakarta, Indonesia
4.00pm-4.30pmAfternoon Break
4.30pm-5.00pmOceania Forest Investments: Returns and OpportunitiesMark Rogers - Managing Director, Aust. & NZ., New Forests Asset Management Pty Limited
5.00pm-5.15pmUruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina Forest Investment OpportunitiesAlvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
5.15pm-5.30pmWoodchip PricingDoug Massey - General Manager Plantation Export Group (PEG), Australia
5.30pm-6.15pmNew Projects Panel
15 minsA new technology model for forest owners in developing countriesAlvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
10-15 minsNew Trends in European Biomass Trade, ans some implications for Asia Pacific SuppliersJose Reis - Owner & General Manager, BSL Comercio Internatacional S.A., Portugal
Other New Projects
6.15pmConference Day Ends
6.15pm-7.30pmNetworking Reception

Day 2 - Tuesday 17 March
8.50am-9.00amHousekeepingDennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
9.00am-9.30 amGlobal Pulp Markets and focus on Pulp Manufacturing Competitiveness: the role of wood in the total delivered costsJoao Cordeiro - Senior Principal, Poyry Management Consulting, Finland
9.30am-10.00amBiomass Demand and Supply Trends for the Asian MarketSeth Walker - Senior Manager of Business Development, Market Intelligence, Rayonier, Inc., USA
10.00am-10.30amGlobal Woodchip/Biomass Shipping Industry TrendsAtsuo Asano - Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer, Kline Ltd, Japan
10.30am-11.00amMorning Break
11.00am-11.20amHow will the Pulp Futures Market Impact on the Chinese Pulp & Paper Industry?Haidong Weng - Head of Strategic Business, Xiamen C&D Paper & Pulp, China
11.20am-11.40amWoodchip Import Demand Trends: ChinaGavin Hao - Consultant / Partner, GingKo Consulting, China
11.40am-12.10pmWoodchip Import Demand Trends: JapanToshiaki Izumi - Assistant Manager Woodchips, Sumitomo Corporation, Japan
12.10pm-12.40pmWoodchip Import Demand Trends: Indonesia, Korea, Laos, IndiaSpeaker Confirmed - TBA
2.00pm-2.30pm"Wood, wood every where"... Can Vietnam sustain its growing forest industries, or is there a catastrophe in the offingMatt Bovelander - Senior Consultant Bio Solutions, Indufor Asia Pacific
2.30pm-3.00pmWoodchip & Wood Pellet Suppliers: AustraliaTony Price - Managing Director, Midway Ltd, Australia
3.00pm-3.15pmWoodchip Suppliers: ChilePatricio Bas - Managing Director, Forestal del Sur SA (FDS), Chile
3.15pm-3.30pmWoodchip Suppliers: AfricaDanny Knoesen - General Manager Wood Chipping Mills, NCT Forestry Co-Operative, South Africa
3.30pm-4.00pmAfternoon Break
4.00pm-4.15pmWoodchip/Pulplog Suppliers: South East Asia (excluding Vietnam)Dennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
4.15pm-4.45pmWoodchip Suppliers: Uruguay, Brazil and EcuadorAlvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
4.45pm-5.00pmWoodchip Suppliers: North America
5.00pm-5.15pmWoodchip & Wood Pellet Suppliers: Existing and Potential from Russia
5.15pm-5.30pmWoodchip Suppliers: Potential from Europe with Spruce Forest DamagePeter Buchleitner - Team Leader Export Asia, Claus Rodenberg Waldkontor gmbh, Germany
5.30pm-5.45pmPredictions for the Supply & Demand Balance for Asia Pacific Woodchips: 2020- 2025Dennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
5.45pmConference Ends